HAZARDS OF CARBON TETRACHLORIDE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS: RECOMMENDED PRACTICES NUMBER 3.
FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C
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The report attempted to present just a few of the highlights of the history of the chemical liquid known as carbon tetrachloride. Some of its early uses in medicine and its later applications in industry and as a fire extinguishant were discussed. The toxicity of carbon tetrachloride, particularly with reference to its use as a fire extinguishant, was examined in some detail. And finally, its efficiency in extinguishing fires in hydrocarbon fuels was analyzed. Author
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